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Yahoo Finance’s Jared Blikre examines changing volatility levels, market and sector action as the close approaches, as well as energy and crude oil prices.

Video transcript

SEANA SMITH: We are minutes away from the closing bell. Let’s move on to Jared Blikre for a closer look at the action here in the final two minutes. Jared.

Jared Blikre: It’s true. And let’s take a look at YFi Interactive because we see the markets, well, that’s a lot of chop ending. We had ups and downs. And you can see the Dow Jones, S&P and NASDAQ unchanged. Russell 2000 just a little worse. We’ll call it a rough day. And just looking at the sector action, kind of an indication of a split board here. We put real estate and healthcare front and center, and utilities in a bit of a defensive setup.

And then on the downside, the energy and materials really stand out here. Energy down 4%. You may remember that late or early last week we had a situation where the energy was down 5% or 6%. And it had to do with margin calls. Now today the story is really about crude oil. We have seen Crude Oil drop all the way to $101 and change. And just before the closing bell here, we’ll take a look at Crude Oil, coming in at 105.42.